Jed Wolpaw, MD, MEd
Jed Wolpaw, MD, MEd, is an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and residency program director. He subspecializes in critical care. His research interests include resident well-being, asychronous methods of teaching and learning, and improving the way we teach our trainees. He speaks nationally and internationally about resident education, feedback, communication, and well-being. Dr. Wolpaw is also the founder and host of Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC), a podcast focusing on interesting topics in anesthesia and critical care.
Dr. Wolpaw graduated magna cum laude with a degree in History from Brown University. He then received a master’s degree in education at Harvard Graduate School of Education and taught high school history. Subsequently, he transitioned to medicine, receiving his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine where he complete his Anesthesia residency before coming to Johns Hopkins for a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine which he completed in 2015. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Wolpaw joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Wolpaw has received numerous teaching awards including the Charles Beattie Teacher of the Year award twice, as well as the ASA Excellence in Anesthesia Education Award and the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) Education Innovation Award. He is the immediate past chair of the resident education committee of the Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA) and the president-elect of the Association of Anesthesiology Core Program Directors (AACPD).